nPulse Valve Platform from NP Medical for Infusion Therapy

A new line of needle-free connectors for infusion therapy from NP Medical (Clinton, MA) received FDA clearance to come to market in the U.S.

The nPulse Valve Platform sports “non-refluxing fluid displacement, high pressure rating to 325 psi, a flat swabable surface and a clear housing for direct visualization of the fluid path which facilitates clinical decision-making,” according to the press release.

Features from the product page:
-Neutral fluid displacement at both Luer connection or disconnection helps reduce reflux-related occlusions
-Self-opening split septum (SOSS) protects septum plane from  abrasion unlike spike platforms.
-Dual seal design intended to defend against microbial ingress and provide redundant leak protection in critical arterial and high pressure applications.2
-Designed to complement best clinical practices and does not  require clinician clamping to control valve-induced reflux.4
-Ergonomically designed to balance usability and size in clinical applications where smaller is better.
-Solvent-free, permanently ultrasonically welded assembly to assure structural integrity of product and fluid containment.
-Offered in multiple configurations to meet various clinical needs.
-Sterile packaging available (e.g. blister packs and pouches).

source:scientificamerican

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